San Diego - Tijuana

Separated by the USA and Mexican international border, San Diego lies on the USA side while Tijuana lies on the Mexican side.

San Diego

The greater San Diego region has a population of about 2.7 million people. The municipal government boasts an annual operating budget of about $3,031 million dollars (1995).

Tijuana The greater Tijuana region has a population of about 2.5 million people and the municipal government has an operating budget of about $49 million dollars (1995). Source
El Restaurante Ortega Ortega's Buffet in Tijuana. It is a great restaurant for Mexican cuisine.

"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me.
I lift my lamp beside the golden door."

USA/Mexican Border The Iron Fence - A US border patrol vehicle stands guard.
Christmas Sunset A Christmas sunset in San Diego - Tijuana.

 A temperate climate delivers a mostly summer season year round while the ocean moderates the hot sun.           

Desert Flowers

The following pictures show the Anza Borrego Desert in May. It lies east of San Diego.

Anza Borrego Desert

Looking out from Mt. Laguna onto the Anza Borrego Desert

Mt. Laguna Flower

On Mt. Laguna, a mission bell yucca plant

Ocotillo Plant

An ocotillo (Fouqueria splendens) plant

Cactus in Bloom

A cholla cactus in bloom

Cholla Cactus

A cholla cactus

Cactus Flowers

A cholla cactus in bloom

Barrel Cactus

A barrel (ferocactus) cactus


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